11th February 2021

Listen to episode 4 of the Beyond 1% podcast

Welcome to the fourth and final instalment of our Beyond 1% podcast. In this episode, our guests discuss how to smash the glass ceiling and build a successful career in construction.

Did you know that only 1% of people working on the tools are women, and just around 14% work in office-based roles?

Our Beyond 1% campaign aims to inspire more women into construction careers.

In this fourth and final episode of the Beyond 1% series, our host Nic Errol is joined by Sir Robert McAlpine's Director of Engineering and Technical Services Alison Cox, Design Manager Sukh Puwar and Chartered Quantity Surveyor from Constructing Rainbows Sharon Slinger.

Guests share their experiences and journeys in the construction industry, providing valuable insights on how they have shaped a career in a traditionally male dominated sector. 

When I was 17 years old, I got a summer job with Sir Robert McAlpine and by the end of the first week, I knew that working on site was what I wanted to do.

Alison Cox Director of Engineering and Technical Services

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